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Programming notes

*** Thursday’s “MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts” line-up: MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts interviews Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) on whether this U.S. Congress is capable of governing… Our Agenda Panel includes The Root’s Keli Goff,’s Benjy Sarlin and’s Judd Legum.  They will discuss the winners and losers in the shutdown fight… Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich joins to talk about how the shutdown battle impacted the middle class…  Republican strategist David Winston and Democratic Strategist Ed Rendell will talk about whether the GOP learned any lessons for the next showdown… And former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder will discuss the Virginia Governor’s race.

*** Thursday’s “NOW with Alex Wagner” line-up: Alex Wagner’s guests include MSNBC’s Karen Finney, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, and Rep. Joaquin Castro.

*** Thursday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” line-up: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviews Rep. Chris Van Hollen, The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza and NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, Luke Russert and Mark Potter.

*** Thursday’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” line-up: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall interviews Rep. Bill Pascrell, The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky, and “Captain Phillips” star Bakhad Abdi.